August 1, 2021

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Jon Voelz keeps his City Council seat

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This story first appeared in a Colorado Community Media newspaper. The Colorado Sun is an owner of CCM.

Jon Voelz will keep his seat on Westminster City Council after unofficial results in Tuesday’s contentious, expensive recall election showed him with 62% of total votes.

“I’m glad the common sense of our residents prevailed,” Voelz said in a phone call Tuesday night. “This misleading, and wasteful and shameful recall is coming to an end. I look forward to continuing my work on city council.”

Voelz’s seat is only safe until November when he must run for reelection. The recall election cost the city up to $250,000 to run because it was not part of a coordinated county election.

Voelz’s victory also marks the end of a 10-month-long battle fought between community…

Liam Adams

2021-07-21 07:04:43

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